Amritsar: The Golden City in Punjab
What’s special: Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), Jallianwala Bagh, and Wagah Border are the most popular places to visit in Amritsar.
For a walk through the city’s culture: In addition to the aforementioned places to visit in Amritsar, there are many other temples, gurudwaras, museums, and more that make Amritsar one of the best places to experience Indian culture and heritage. Durgiana Temple, Akal Takht, and Mata Lal Devi Temple are the most prominent religious places in Amritsar. A walk through the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum provides an enriching experience of the origin of the Sikh empire.
Food in Amritsar: In addition to its flamboyant Punjabi culture depicted in the grandeur of the tourist attractions in Amritsar, there’s the authentic cuisine food that can’t be missed.
How to reach
By air: Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport (ATQ) is at a distance of 11 km from the city-centre. Daily flights ply between Amritsar and most Indian as well as some international cities such as Toronto, Dubai, London, Singapore, and Tashkent.
By rail: Amritsar Railway Station is well connected to other Indian cities.
By road: Buses are available from other cities in Punjab as well as from Delhi, Shimla, and Jammu.